GMO Labeling And “The China Scenario”

Written by Steve Savage When asked, "Do you want foods that contain GMOs to be labeled?" most US consumers say, "Yes."  To those unfamiliar with the food system, this sounds like a simple request.  The reality is that GMO labeling…

The Bustamante Affaire reaches Nature magazine

Peruvian Biologist's Defamation Conviction Overturned- Lucas Laursen, Nature, January 12, 2011A defamation case that hinges on a dispute over the presence of genetic modification in Peruvian maize crops, and that has attracted international attention, has moved back to square one…

Science lives on in Peru: vindication of Ernesto Bustamante in Peru celebrated with the 2001st blog posting at GMO Pundit

Here at GMO Pundit we are taking the opportunity celebrate 2000 blog posts with the fantastic news that a legal victory has been obtained in Peru that is also a victory for those who value their own personal freedom to…

Production-chain management is key issue in GM crop escapes

Sloppy seed-sorting main culprit in GM crop escapes(Press release about a free access PLoS ONE article linked below)María Elena Hurtado17 December 2010 IMAGE: Honey bees transmit GM pollen to non-GM fields, but human error plays a bigger role in GM…

Movement of genes via cross pollination from cotton fields subject of a scientific study.

SCIENCE DAILYTransgenic Crops: How Genes Jump from Crop to Crop1st December 2010A new data-driven statistical model that incorporates the surrounding landscape in unprecedented detail describes the transfer of an inserted bacterial gene via pollen and seed dispersal in cotton plants…

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